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CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
, more spending, and more taxing. that is what would drive up interest rates, that is what would hit the cost of living and that is what every family in this country should dread. >> order. >> you're been watching prime minister's questions. question time cares on c-span2 every wednesday. again on sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. you can watch anytime at c- span.org. on the next washington journal, what to expect from healthcare.gov afternoon fixes. scott wilson joins us. health careon state exchanges and online enrollment compared to the federal exchange. in recognition of the 150th anniversary, a discussion about the law and dealing with whistleblowers and its effectiveness. plus, your calls, e-mails and tweets on "washington journal" on c-span. social media is an old idea. we think it is recent and only people alive today have done it. there's a very long and rich tradition of social media that goes back to the late roman republic. that is first century bc in the point is you do not need a digital network to do social media. you could actually do it in your own face. c
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
's pension benefits an cut those benefits, adopted a multimillion dollar tax cut for multinational corporation within that state. so the state is not impoverished. the state is choosing priorities that are different than the citizens have chosen by adopting a constitutional protection of pension benefits. >> woodruff: andrew biggs what about that, and what about the bigger picture here, that the blame, that if there is going to be pain, the pain should be spread, that it shouldn't be mainly or even in large part these people who have worked so hard for these cities. >> uh-huh. i suspect in the case of detroit, it's not going to be mainly or in large part on the pensioners, it going to be mostly on the bondholders who are going to get hit much more. i mean steve is right when he cites the average benefits people receive from pensions. that includes a lot of people who spent a few years in public employment and are getting very small benefits. if you are somebody who spent a full career working for the city of detroit, you would retire with a benefit equal of around two-thirds your f
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. because rich people got their tax breaks. until they finally got them put back in. when obama inherited the office, rich people were getting big tax breaks. >> you mean the tax breaks that b obama kept? >> yes. >> now they're not is what you're saying? >> yes, they took the tax breaks away. >> how do you explain the top 1% is outpassing by seven times what the lower 99 are making? >> here's exactly what obama -- >> believe it or not, president obama has actually widened the income gap but in a good way, bob, in a good way, because the 1% is going up, 34%, 99%, 4%, but they're going up, so that's a good thing. incoming equality is a misnomer. if the rising tide is rising all boat, raising all boats, that's a great thing. >> how can you say 15 years the top 1% increase of income take home pay is 247% and middle clashgs over the same 15 years, is 15%? you're saying that's equal? >> he's saying the numbers are rising up and that's good. >> it's better for everyone when this happens. >> when the rich people get richer? >> and the poor people get richer, yes. >> before you continue, let me ge
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
that and lowering the corporate tax rate loopholes in a way that would be a better bargain for jobs in this country. to invest in universal prek. e need to continue to do the things that the president has jobs to rd to attract america from overseas and to n ing home jobs from america companies that are located overseas, bring them home to build on those trends. we need to continue to build on the trends, the positive trends we've seen in the manufacturing sector in this country. epresented by the automobile companies but also by host of signs and ive developments in manufacturing. so the president is not the east bit satisfied or complacent with where we are. that's why we really believes that we ought to have a spirited conversation about what are we going to do to reduce an equality. what are they going to do to jobs se the number of overall. but particularly the number of obs that pay a middle class wage and provide middle class security to families across the country. said in that speech that we done with e of this congress and where congress will take move, he action that he can on his own, fu
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
, attacking labor. everybody makes way too much money in detroit and that's the problem. low taxes. of course, we've got to cut taxes. but here's the catch. wi withholding state money from the city has helped crush the city of detroit. now, i don't know what city you live in. but let's just think about this. all of a sudden, your city, and you pay state taxes, you're not going to get any state funds anymore. oh, no, no, no. you live in who struck john usa. no, you don't get taxes anymore. the state legislature is holding the money from you so you have to suck it up. the numbers are pretty staggering. you've got deregulation of wall street, which has also hurt the pensions and when it came back, how much money did that go to the pension fund to help out oh? detroit lost roughly 300,000 jobs over the past 30 years. there is no way a city survives when it loses 90% of its manufacturing base. the tax base has eroded, along with public services and public safety. what's the result? people are getting the hell out of town. severe outmigration. and those who are staying there are getting stuck with
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> it truly is. >> which is why taxes become an issue. we'll talk about that later in the show. indra petersons loves taxes. >> shopping to taxes, you just took me from here to there. >> she used to work with the irs before getting into weather. >> i'm not listening. just painful right now. let's talk about what's going on in the southeast. still talking about a wave of energy, cloudy, light showers. not a big deal into the southeast. temperatures look at this, they're amazing. we're still talking about temperatures into the 70s through atlanta, especially by tomorrow in through boston, temperatures right where they should, maybe a hint above normal. all of this is going to be changing thanks to a system out west. talk about snow. yes, we're talking about anywhere from wisconsin back through colorado. look at all these winter weather advisories. we know there is a change in store for us out on the east. of course as the system finally makes its way east. for today, 1 to 2 feet of snow, extending farther in through colorado and minnesota. we'll be looking at that as well. you can see t
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
lead to major changes in online shopping. it's all about how much tax you pay when you shop online. christine romans explains how this will affect your money. >> wolf, on the biggest online shopping day of the year, no less, the supreme court punting on the most important issue in retail right now. and that means millions of people may now have to pay state tax on their online purchases. now, states have been putting pressure on internet retailers to collect sales tax and amazon.com and overstock.com fought this effort with different results in different courts. it's a patchwork now of rulings and laws. now that the supreme court has decided not to the weigh in, states are likely to pursue the estimated $23 billion in uncollected sales taxes from web retailers. an increasing number of tats like new york have passed laws forcing internet-based retailers to collect taxes. amazon and overstock complained saying they don't have physical presence in that state. most retail analysts say the court is essentially ending a 20-year tradition of no sales tax on internet purchases. >> christin
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
you give a word of caution yes, sir of the year? do we wait until january? people have tax issues. do you think now is good time to address the market as we're sitting on highs for the day? >> sure. anytime we get to a new high you have to be cautious and why are we here? is it based on fundamentals or is it a little frothy? i think it is based on fundamentals. cheryl: you would wait? >> i would, wouldn't necessarily, well i would actually ease in. depends on areas. i look for opportunities when stocks come down when everything else is going up. comes up on my radar why did that stock go down? what is the specific issue. that is the way which i would property it. look for more of those divergences where there are stocks maybe at the market stays where it is, what is going down. why is it going down and look there if is there good fundamental reason to do it. we have a lot of political headlines in the election year. that could cause volatility in the markets. could be fun for people. cheryl: maybe now and january time to ease into the market? ease is the word of the day. >> like a hot
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
and we can do that by safing $2.34 trillion in the first ten years and not raise your taxes one penny. >> you know, when it comes to the president's plan and what's going to happen to it, congressman, tom delay, the former republican leader of the house, was telling me, don't even venture trying to fix it. it's a disaster. republicans should not try to repair it. even if it gave the impression that republicans are just out to oppose something, not create something. how do you bridge that gap between kicking the president's plan down the road, saying it's a disaster, and starting fresh, which would be your approach. >> exactly. we do need to start fresh because the first step out of the chute from the president's plan is the government runs things and the american people are seeing what that gets you. the republicans in the house, we in the house fought as hard as we could to delay this defun it, repeal it. the american people know that. now the american people are seeing this rollout, and why we fought so hard. increasing rem mums, decreasing access, the higher deductibles. this is ph
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
campaign with joe the plumber. that means redistribution of wealth. it is all about higher taxes on the rich. he thinks he has a mandate to push higher taxes to the rich and more spending on education. he calls it investment in the p priorities. and he sees his time in the office evaporating. the president tried to say the talk about the economy ties in health care. >> any launch of a project this big. because we know that the ultimate goal/aim is to make sure that people have basic security and the foundation for the good health they need. >> white house officials saying this talk of income inequality will be a focus of the final three years in office. you noted at the health care event he said making sure republicans didn't repeal the health care law. it is a crowded agenda and hard to figure out what is his top priority. >> you have to imagine republicans will push back. >> absolutely. they have pushed back on his tax policies and new spending, the president calls it investment, but they have pushed back on the idea that this is adding security to the middle class because you
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> so, are poinsettias toxic to your pets? when you have a rebate, do you get charged tax on the original or discounted price? is it worth it to get the l.e.d. holiday rights instead of the traditional ones? time for ask liz. the first question comes from e-mail and emily is wondering, liz, if the popular poinsettia plant is actually toxic to her pets? >> we found your answer at the american society for the prevention of cruelty to animals. the poinsettia plants are not. the deadly flower's legend has them to be. it doesn't mean you want your pets to eat them. consuming poinsettia's may cause mild gastrointestinal problems. keeping it out of your pets reach is a good idea. >>> the next question is from ralph. he's been out holiday shopping, bought a tv that came with an instant rebate. the store charged him a sales tax on the original price of the tv instead of the discounted price. he's wondering why? >> why is that? the comptroller of maryland said the tax you pay is based on the type of coupon or rebate you use. typically, if you use a manufacturer's rebate, pay the sal
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
my source -- this is important, too. that tax reform is actually still more on the hot front burner than i thought. this source tells me dave camp coming out of ways and means, max baucus coming out of the senate finance committee are still bound and determined to come up with a pro-growth tax reform that would broaden the base and lower the tax rates. i can think of nothing that would help the economy more. what do you think about this? >> nothing in this near-term deal. there is an appetite for what you described particularly on the business side of the equation on corporate taxes. the white house has a plan to do precisely what you described, maybe not get the rate down the way you'd like it but they do have a plan. here's something i'd like to ask the representative about. i understand that you want to -- that there are republicans up there who want to keep the appropriations levels to where they are already. they're not that interested in this new deal. and i heard you criticizing the sequester in terms of the economic impacts. but my question is, it seems to me -- not trying t
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
, cut taxes, and brought about fiscal disciplines to state's budgets. in the u.s. senate, he was a leading voice, advocating for fiscal restraint, on government spending. he also worked in a bipartisan manner, something missing right now, to seek consensus on several key issues, including financial services reform and health care. our plenary session will begin with remarks from senator huntsman and senator bayh to be followed by what i'm sure will be a great conversation facilitated by ntsl vice president senator curt scramble from utah, the senator pro tem. however, before we go to the comments, we'd like to share comments on you, the co-chairman that has no labels and governor huntsman. >> this is senator joe manchen, it's my leasure to send greetings to all of you. i regret i cannot join you in person. i send my best wishes for an enjoyable and productive meeting. the strength of legislators rest in your bipartisan efforts and your commitment to serve democrats, republicans, and dependents. it's something that we recognize that we need to work together and put the america
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
that may happen. tax increases, spending increases at the federal level. so many possibility it is difficult to disentangle-- >> is it really had a hard if millions of people have more money to spend we don't know what the effect will be? >> sure' we're talking about 300 million people and 15 million would be independentinbenefitingfrom the. so in the context it will b be a small number. >> we are it will be a shot in the arm to the macro-economy, but it won't be huge. it would shift $35 billion to minimum wage workers. so the economy is 15 trillion-dollar. so it will generate jobs when those people will spend that money. but it's not a jobs program. it's a wage program. that increase, that economic activity, those people will spend that money. it will increase the amount for foods and services. who produces the goods and services? more workers, more workers will bwillneed to be hired. >> and richard, help me out here. will you be less reluctant to add another worker or two on a shift if your marginal costs per hour have gone up 10% to 25%? >> well, you have to put that quest
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
by some now is not the time to raise taxes, yet the house budget cannot produce spending bills from the appropriations committee that can actually pass on the house floor. in some cases, they appear to not even be able to pass from subcommittee. all the while we're looking at a sea of unmet needs and face a floundering economy. there is one area that can help break the logjam, not solve all our problems, certainly, but help us significantly along the way. congress should address the critical needs of our nation's infrastructure deficit. roads, bridges, transit systems are all increasingly at risk. we are facing an inadequate state of repair, construction of new facilities are on hold and we are losing ground in meeting our own needs, let alone the challenges of global competition. yet, this challenge is an opportunity for some potential progress. we know what to do to meet this challenge. we can write a new transportation bill that will meet today's needs. it just needs more money. there is a vast coalition that supports additional resources for infrastructure. the so-called special
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
? >> yeah. you know, a lot of the president's economic policies are based on tax and spend initiatives, things that we've tried in the past and that have failed. and so, you know, we need to try something new. how about -- let's revitalize that entrepreneurial spirit that makes america graerkts eat, rem red tape and encourage people to hire workers. the people that bear the brunt are the most vulnerable populations and low income americans. >> orlando watson, rnc communications director for black media, thanks for your time, i appreciate it. >> thanks, thomas. >> good luck with the new job. just to pointing out the programming note, president obama will speak any moment from now on the economy and health care right there. the live podium, the president running a few minutes late. we'll bring that to you right after this. [ female announcer ] it's a grand gesture that isn't the least bit over the top. it's thoughtful, considerate, well-planned. ♪ it's one of a kind. it's completely unexpected. ♪ it's the best gift ever. nothing says "happy holidays" like the photos you love. create
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
and find out why you may have to pay sales tax for everything you buy online and the fight over food and they are considering cutting subsidies to some of the world's poorest people. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome back to al jazeera america and i'm thomas and coming up, in a moment the verdict in the terrifying attack on the director of a dance company of the russian ballet and let's see what temperatures we will see across the nation and here is metrologist nicole mitchell. >> i should apologize for it and don't shoot the messenger and it will be brutal in the north and billings and we pointed this out yesterday morning and i was saying it's 40, enjoy it while you have it, it has done nothing but go down since and during the day yesterday and now at 14. the temperatures will continue to go down today, not up, during the heat of the day so to speak so we will have single digits by later this afternoon. so this is what is happening, with the front coming in it's going to just keep funneling the cold air in so some of the temperatures that will be single digit today will be negative
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm EST
would have to work 75 hours a week to have the after-tax income that this company thought was basic to a family budget, 75 hours a week. low wages aren't a problem just in the fast food industry. i don't want to just pick on wal-mart and mcdonald's. it's catching up in many other traditional jobs that used to be able to support a family. there may be fewer, better examples of this than in the banking sector. the banking industry in america last year posted $141.3 billion in profits. the median executive pay in the banking industry in america is $552,000 a year. and yet, a recent report found that 39% of bank tellers in the state of new york are on public assistance. low-wage worker is just not enough to get by. working 40 hours a week at 7.25 translates into $15,080 a year. that's about $400 less than the federal poverty level guidelines for a family of two. if you accept the sample budget that we've talked about, a worker making the minimum wage would have to work 75 hours a week to have the after-tax income necessary to make ends meet. working 75 hours a week at a minimum wage wit
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
talk about, tax, regulations. so talk about what you're hearing on the hill, what you're hearing at the white house. is there a chance to pass minimum wage nationally even through the senate? >> the minimum wage talk -- you hear that much more to the side than the unemployment insurance. steve and his chart noted minimum wage hiked in bush years 2007 the country had not gone through a recession and things were looking good. it took a huge amount of capital from the senators. ted kennedy keys speech pushed the bill over the top. i don't hear much talk or optimism that we're going to get a hike to $10.10. in fact you hear more skepticism about that. with respect to unemployment insurance, you're starting to see the debate heat up in part because it comes at a cruel time. it would be right after christmas, december 28th. you have about 1.3 million people losing benefits. the question is how do you pay for it. right now the cost is about $25 billion so these budget negotiations that are happening right now they are trying to figure out if they can find money to pay for that $25 billi
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
we are not spending enough money on education. let's raise taxes and spend more money on education. we spend more money per student than any other country in the world. and yet we're falling further and further behind. your wife also very involved in education reform. i mean it seems so many people have taken a real interest in this over the past decade. and the numbers keep slipping. >> they keep slipping. i'll quote my wife on this. her view is having worked in charter schools and curriculum reform is that there's no silver bullet. what might work in tennessee might not work in arizona, might not work in new york. >> one size fits all does not work. >> there's not a kind of, i don't want to sound like a states rights guy but there's not a national answer to this. it is, in fact, a national security issue. it's about imperial decline. >> mike, a very interesting thing about this study, poland one of the great success stories. one of the things they did was they focused more on who went to traditional colleges and who was moved over to vo tech areas. that is one area we have to rea
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
to help people with taxes. >> free enterprise is at stake. >> this man after selling t-shirts here for 30 yyars was told you must stop. this is just the rules from friday, december 16th. tiny fine print here. >> yep. >> every day is another book. and you have to know everything in here or you can go to jail? >> that's right. here i am a constitutional lawyer and i have no idea what is in these books. >> each and every one of these is incomprehensible. >> and unnecessary. i flip open this book, this is department of energy regulations on the formula for determining the energy efficiency of a commercial ice maker. somebody that runs a bar or restaurant can go to the manufacturer, say give me an ice maker. if it works, the market says what's the best -- >> we don't need reviews. >> we don't need the federal government printing mathematical formulas, requiring everybody to conform to this sort of bizarre bureaucratic standard. >> i keep every day getting more of this stuff. >> and it doesn't go away. >> like a disease. like a mold. seeps through slowly and you don't exist any more. >> the mex
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
. they came up with the negative income tax which led to the income tax credit that's helping a lot of poor people. they came up, dare i say it, with health care exchanges which president obama put into law. they came up with revenue sharing to help stress state and local government. they're turning their own back on their own history. not just on liberal ideas. >> you know, congressman, a lot of people -- this was brought home when they realize you're talking about children. there was as i said this very arresting article in "the new york times" this morning front page that i read very early this morning. about this 11-year-old named sesani. and it brought to mind when the president was speaking on income inequality. he talked about children in poverty. listen. >> the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own. that should offend all of us. and it should compel us to action. we are a better country than this. >> i mean, when we get to the point where children in no fault of
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
bargain -- >> it will not be the grand bargain. they will be looking at tax hikes, but not looking at significant cuts to medicare, medicaid, or for social security, which are areas republicans say need something to be done. they are looking at a pretty small thing, over whether to have a federal employees contribute more to their retirement plans. democrats are trying to keep them lower than republicans. getting looking at funds by selling a spectrum that will be sold to telephone companies. they are looking at a small touch deal that would replace some of the sequester, the automatic spending cuts that were launched in 2011. that was part of a different edge process. host: why can't there be such an desk something like a grand bargain? guest: the two parties can agree. are not willing to cut medicaid, and republicans are not willing to do tax hikes. paul ryan and patty murray basically decided that they were not going to go after the sacred cow of the other party. they were just going to it something that was possible, and they decided by looking at all these failed attempts in t
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
not have from either party and certainly from the white house an economic plan. there's no tax reform. no plan for economic growth. there's no plan for empowerment. bottom line the white house is talking redistribution. the republicans are talking no. and the american people are sitting there saying, what's in it for us. >> and doug if you're a 25-year-old, right, if you have a job, you're paying tax to pay for social security that you don't believe you'll ever collect a penny of. you're now paying into a health care system that you don'tyou n. medicare, medicaid. no wonderer they feel hopeless. >> i'm seeing a lot of that on twitter. this gentleman calls himself strawman. he says forget obama. can america reverse down ward spiral. gop, dnc, both focused on winging at the expense at the united states. >> that's what most people in america think. and today i got a quote sent to me and it says republican and free government would be an obvious absurdity if the particular checks in controls provided by the constitution had no real influence for the public good. and that is what we have n
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
business. >> she was told you need a license to help people with taxes? >> free enterprise. >> this man after selling t-shirt's here for 30 years you must you must, tom. every bay wood is not on my mind. i forgot p that. >> i have no idea what's in these books. >> each and every one of knees is incomplee hencible to -- incomprehensible. >> i am flipping over this book department of energy reege layingses on the formula for sderm inning the energy efficiency of a commercialite maker. somebody who runs a bar or restaurant can go no the manufacturer and give me an ice maker if it works the market will figure out. >> we don't need the federal government printing capri prehencible. they formed a bizarre bure tratic sanders. it doesn't go away. like the cease. i isn't realize i don't exist any more. >> the mexican gray wolf. the pump back whale. the sea lion. these are engangered species they need information. the act i want both respected. if the bureaucrats would take a idead in and move two for tw it. ambassador our nation for future generations. >> they want to use the plan in louisiana t
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
a chance. what are the alternatives? you're not going to tax rich anymore. they criticizes as redistributionists. the cupboard is bare when it comes to fixing inequality. >> the president is speaking out to it. he's trying to assure the base he's aware of their concerns, chris cillizza. that speech he did yesterday resonated with democrats. what can he do. there's one pitch by progressive maebs of congress and allies that he could do mng by executive order. i'm not sure that's exactly true. he could affect what federal contractors pay. there's disagreement how much he could do by executive order on the minimum wage. >> andrea, i think it's unlikely, only because he would not wade into that territory at the moment, sort of a x-ray area what he could do, what he couldn't do. the speec he gave was a recognition. the speech he gave in kansas, it's very similar to the speech he gave yesterday. these are things he has talked about, inequality, growing divide between wealthy and middle class and sort of poor folks in this country. the problem there is while he has addressed thain
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a study that could turn enforcement to the alcohol beverage control department. 5 5:04 now. heads up if you are parking along the d.c. street car corridor in northeast d.c. police will begin ticketing drivers who are not parking properly. this is happening along "h" street from union station to benning road in northeast. transportation reporter add ak tuss is live. >> reporter: as if it isn't hard enough to park all across the city, now we have to relearn how to park in this section of the city. see this white line here? all the cars have to be behind this white line on "h" street because, yeah, the street car tracks are right there and you need enough clearance to let the street cars go through. now it's important to note that street cars have not started running here yet but the testing process is expect ed to start i the coming weeks. ddot leaders starting this ticket i ticketing and towing campaign to get drivers used to parking he
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
, you need to buy rape insurance. >> we believe that abortion is not health care and that tax dollars should not be going to pay to subsidize abortions. >> the people are dumbfounded that this is even before it at this point. >> some are calling it rape insurance. michigan may ban abortion coverage even in cases of rape and incest. >>> also the jobless rate falls to a five-year low. why some say now is the time to find a new job in this country. we'll talk about it on the other side of this break. this is msnbc. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you: if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. life with crohn's disease ois a daily game of "what if's". what if my abdominal pain and cramps come back? what if the plane gets delayed? what if i can't hide my symptoms? what if? but what if the most important que
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
expired back in 1970. he's been ordered deported multiple times. the judge says omar obama pays his taxes and meets the requirements for a green card. during the hearing, omar obama testified, and i'm quoting him now, "i do have a nephew, he's the president of the united states." >>> when we come back, an estimated $10,000 in holiday donations allegedly stolen from the salvation army right here in the nation's capital, and the whole thing was caught on tape. you're going to find out how it happened. >>> and this year, santa could be delivering your christmas gifts with fighter jets on his tail. we have details of what the u.s. military is now planning. this was the hardest decision i've ever had to make. jim, i adore the pool at your hotel. anna, your hotels have wondrous waffle bars. ryan, your hotels' robes are fabulous. i have twelve of them. twelve? shhhh, i'm worth it& what i'm trying to say is, it's so hard to pick just one of you, so i'm choosing all of you with hotels.com. a loyalty program that requires no loyalty. plus members can win a free night every day only at hotels.com se
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
lawmakers do not deserve it. california has one of the highest tax rates in all the united states. how about that? >>> it has been an annual christmas controversy in rhode island. for the past two years the so-called grinch governor, lincoln chafee outraging christians by referring to the tree at the statehouse as a holiday tree. now chafee is doing an about-face, finally calling it a christmas tree. in a letter the democratic governor says the past practice of calling it a holiday tree just generated too much anger. what do you think about that switch? those are your headlines at this hour. >> thank you very much, heather. every time we do a story about lincoln chafee, people write in, steve, you look a lot like him. i should go to rhode island with a christmas tree. >> you belong in the statehouse. >> we rhode islanders would not mind you coming to -- >> i bet. thank you very much for joining us on this awfully busy tuesday. a dozen minutes now after the top of the hour. the numbers are shocking. nearly 22 million people over the age of 18 still living with their parents. our next guest sa
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
the earned income tax credit. one way they are doing that is through obama care which provides a new health benefit to low wage workers who don't get insurance through work. part is what is politically attractive, it doesn't have an explicit cost to taxpayers, it pushes the cost on to employers. the problem with any program with a hidden economic cost, it does flow through somewhere. for example, from retailers that have a lot of minimum wage employees and to some extent in the form of lower employment for people with low wages. it would be nice to talk about a broader sweep of policies aimed at increasing a lot of people with low incomes. nobody is willing to talk about things that cost money to the taxpayer. >> i don't want to get in a big debate about the minimum wage today, maybe another time but the research seems to show that there is little to no impact in terms of increasing unemployment. we have natural experiments all across the country with states and localities that have varied levels of the minimum wage. i did want to listen to what the president had to say, bigger picture abou
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
reduce the debt, doesn't close corporate tax loop holholes or fully repl sequester cuts. rob portman believes a deal will come soon. while not trying to rock the boat. >> the key is that we not have another government shutdown, that we do keep the spending caps in place. that we don't raise taxes at a time when the economy is still weak and i think we can accomplish that the next couple of days. >> congressman chris van hollen says he puts the chances of a deal at 50-50 and that any cuts to federal employees' pensions would be a deal breaker, at least for him. >> you cannot be asking federal employees to bear the share of the burden that they're asking for here as part of an agreement when you're not asking, for example, agribusinesses that get huge taxpayer subsidies to have a contribution. >> of course he has a slew of federal employees in his district. joining me now dnc congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz of florida. thanks for being here. now, the "washington post" quotes the head of a bipartisan think tank that this could be declared a victory is an indicator of how low the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
's $17 trillion debt, close tax loopholes, or change health care and retirement programs. the deal is expected to be completed later this week. >>> asian markets got a list from strong export numbers in china and a sliding yen. tokyo's nikkei added more than 2% for its best one-day gain in three months. hong kong's hang seng gained a quarter percent. >>> the stock market could get a jolt this week as more ompanies are expected to announce lower than expected quarterly earnings. the dow finished 198 points higher on friday driven by four months of consecutive job gains. gains. the nasdaq gained more than 29 points. >>> fed officials expect continued improvement in the nation's economy in the next year. the feds have repeatedly criticized the program. the new york times says the plan to cut the bond buying program could come next week. >>> gasoline prices are moving higher. the average price of a gallon of regular nationwide increased 3 cents over the past two weeks to $3.28. the lundberg survey says prices at the pump have risen 6 cents over the past nine months after a three-week d
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am PST
government shutdown and do keep the spending caps in place and don't raise taxes at a time when the economy is still weak and i think we can accomplish that over the next couple days. >> one issue still being debated extending long-term unemployment benefits. last week house mortgage leader nancy pelosi said any deal must include an extension but dick durbin said that is not the case. >> i don't think we've reached that point where we said this is it take it or leave it. what i hear from patty murray, i spoke to her the other night negotiations are making progress, moving in the right direction. >> congress has scheduled to begin its break this friday and not return until january the 7th. >>> well, a week after that deadly commuter train wreck in new york officials are upgrading signals. the new signals are expected to be up and running this morning. of course, four people were killed last sunday when a metro north train hit a stretch of track at nearly three times the speed limit. metro north now reducing the maximum speeds at 26 locations across the system. an attorney for the engineer op
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
tax. this is kyle -- fairfax. this is quite a deal. 53 college park and even 56 in waldorf. okay, so mild tonight. mainly dry. you may see a couple of showers but primarily after midnight. and then mild at the bus stop. 48 to 54. that's a good deal. and then the 60s roll in tomorrow. we're talking -- we're not talking about low 60s we're talking about mid- to upper 60s and well into the 60s everybody tomorrow and then a wet finish to the week. and weave had showers in all week but i think friday would be good day to actually take your umbrella. enough showers to warrant that. for tonight, mostly cloudy. quite mild. shower possible. low only around 50 and winds out of the south at around 10 and maybe some upper 40s in the 'burbs but either side of 50. certainly downtown. 60 by 11:00. and low 60s by 1:00. next three days, still mild on friday. good news. bad news some showers and some light rain. 60. maybe a morning shower on saturday. then colder. only in the 40s on saturday. that will set the stage for what is not going to be a snow event. it's going to be an ice event. very shallow
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
the information, how much they're going to pay, tax credits they may be eligible for, but the insurance companies are not getting the correct information. here is white house spokesman jay carney. >> we have instituted a number of fixes to the so-called 834 forms, that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. and we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms have been made including significant ones made over the weekend. we expect the info to be vastly improved. we'll continue to work with issuers to make sure whatever remaining problems exist are addressed and fixed. >> and given all of those problems that still exist, still yet to be fixed the administration officials still say between now and comparing it to october 1st two months ago is night and day. >> mike viqueira at the white house, thank you. >>> young people are crucial if the affordable care program is to work by purchasing coverage younger people will help offset costs of older people who rely on healthcare services. 37% of those questioned say they're unfamiliar with the affordable care act. that's mor
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >>> welcome back. the city of detroit is the now officially bankrupt. the questions on the mind of many city workers is what will happen to our pensions. it's not clear just yet. it's on the lips of many others who live in struggling municipalities around the country. already lessons to be learned from cities and towns and countries who have received pensions. it could offer clues. for example, rhode island, a community close to emerging from bankruptcy now but cut 25% of worker pensions. 20% can be slashed in the year 2016. retirees lost their healthcare benefits and their union protection in the p
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >>> michael eaves is here with sports. it kind of feels likely the n.f.l. playoffs have started. >> like the free playos. win the games and get into the post-season carrying the n.f.l.'s best record, the seahawks were looking to secure the nfc west division title and the first round bye. all they had to do was defend the san francisco 49ers. they won last two meetings. the seahawks lost four games to the 9ers. russell wilson would give them a 14 to 9 lead with the only touchdown pass of the game. colin kapernick threw one, an 8 yard to give the 9ers a 16-14 le
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the promulgation of any rule enact of carbon tax in the future? >> say again? >> do you see the promise promulgation enact a carbon tax for this country in the future? if only if congress provides that mechanism. no. okay. >> mr. chairman, i can't get my questions answered. i guess i'm pretty much finished and yield back. >> thank you. i don't believe we have any other members for the questions. administrator mccarthy. thank you for your presence today. we may have additional questions that would be submitted to you in writing. we hope you will reply in a next couple of weeks. >> i didn't mean, can i ask you one favor? >> i know we ask you a lot of information about the subpoena issues. i want to make sure we understood one another. if we meet after ward. i want to make sure i gave perfectly correct answers our expectations are the same on what you're looking for and whether or not we've complied with that and with a you're looking for next. i want to be very respectful you and the wishes of this -- >> thank you. you will. i'm somewhat encourage bid your answers today. ly hope you will
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
. they are refusing to consider thawing out new york state taxes on websites like amazon.com. the law forces them to remit sales tax. another division related to the health care law -- the justices are leaving in place a federal appeals ruling dismissing a suit from liberty university challenging a portion of the law that requires most employees to provide health insurance to their employees. on the fed page in the washington post, the supreme court is lacking cases to consider. instead of the usual 12 cases it has been hearing in recent years, the justices have only seven scheduled for the february sitting. it is a diminished pocket on the court. so far, justices have found fewer cases than usual worthy of receiving full re- think and oral argument. you can read the rest that art -- article in the washington post today. 1974, the vice president was sworn in as the president of the united states. this is what she was wearing during the swearing-in ceremony. she was less than excited about becoming a first lady. president ford encouraged her and said we can do this. she resolved that if she was go
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
's individual mandate and thus the tax penalty by a year. >> for one year there should be no crime and no fine. let's have that as transitional year and see if we can make these things work. >> reporter: manchin is not up for re-election in 2014 but west virginia senior senator rockefeller is retiring. a clou to how west virginia ans may fill that seat may be found in the fate of congressman nick rayhal. he has been hurt by the bad rollout, conservative americans for prosperity announced it is funding an obama care ad buy in his competitive direct. west virginia has been loyal to the democratic politicians. robert bird was the longest serving member in congress' history. but that may be threatened by what west virginia's perceive to be betrayal by a democratic white house. >> thank you very much. >>> for those of you taking early bets on the next presidential free state, senator rand paul says his wife will need some convincing if he makes a run in 2016. >> where's my cellphone. can i call my wife? two votes in my family, my wife has both of them. my wife votes no right now. >> paul was talkin
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
they qualify for tax subsidies to lower costs. there are so-called back end problems the way customers get information to insurance companies may mean some people who think they are signing up won't actually be covered. earlier this morning on "fox & friends" former vice president dick cheney said the long list of issues with the law is evidence that the government should stay out of personal health care. take a listen. >> the idea that the government that can't bring us a website that will function effectively is now also going to deliver a better health care system, i just find ridiculous. if you can't design and run a website, what the heck are you doing messing with the health care system of the united states? jenna: peter doocy is live in washington with more on this story and has been looking at the website since it launched, peter. what can customers do today and see today they couldn't on launch day? >> reporter: jenna it is very easy to see your deductible and out-of-pocket costs right next to your potential premium and that information is available for the first time on one scree
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
with these levels of poverty. you can't have the jobs that invest in health care, the tax breaks are given to the rich -- >> you have a lot less productive -- productive consumption, essentially, the money points back to the economy. >> you don't have demand because people don't have jobs or they're working at low wage work. so you don't have the demand that would spark business investment. >> and the president today i think was making this very practical case, which was interesting, he kept saying it is not ideological, this is actually the thing that is not working. i think that pragmatic argument has been a rising argument in the last few years. >> oh, no, there has been speculation on the right wing, the left wing, the data is out, it is correlated with sluggish growth. that some of the most equal societies in the world actually have the highest economic growth and the more emphasis on education. we taught the nation and world on one category. we created after the recession more low income jobs, more low wage jobs than any other country, an advanced capitalist country. 25% of our jobs
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
that conversation is precisely because one side of the aisle cannot agree on anything other than keep taxes low and somehow trickle down economics are going to solve all our problem. in that way the president's speech is incredibly forceful, spoken in an empty room. i don't know that the people that need to listen to it are even listening or responding. >> they aren't listening. one, because they don't like the message. two, they don't like the messenger. you said something important epa folks need to hear again, the president's speech about income inquagt quality, this is something the president has been talking about since before he was president. this is consistent. i think what's changed now is the country has moved to a place where now they are ready to hear this message and want something done about it. the only problem is the other side. >> on that skeptical note we'll take a break. president obama is headlining a group of former u.s. presidents, dignitaries and heads of states who will attend tomorrow's memorial for nelson mandela while senator ted cruz is headlining a group of two doze
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
with health care increases, regulatory increases, and raising taxes. when you add the minimum wage increase on top, small businesses feel like they are hit from all sides. >> in arlington, workers staged a protest in the restaurant, hoping they will have an impact on the debate over the minimum wage hike. national restaurant association says today's protests were engineered by national labor groups. senate majority leader harry reid promises a vote on the minimum wage issue before the end of the year. live in arlington, suzanne >> a father is furious with the fairfax county school system after he says that his six-year- old daughter was sexually assaulted on her school bus. >> horace holmes has the story. old.e is only six years imagine a six-year-old trying to fight off a 10-year-old. e father the singl of two young children, trying to protect his little daughter. a little over a week ago, he met his little girl and she got off her school bus near her home. that is when she told him a horrifying story. >> he put his hands inside of my pants and touched me in my private area. >> school patr
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
? when you get a rebate do you get charged tax on the original or discounted price? is it worth getting the l.e.d. lights? we have that answer at 5:00. >> all right. we want to know the answers. thanks, liz. barbara? >>> coming up, eating healthy doesn't just take self-control, it's pricier. we have the number on the cost of eating healthy. >>> parts of the country getting slammed by the inter storm system. creating treacherous conditions. we have a live report from arkansas. veronica, what does the weather look like in our area? >> for us, rain tonight. a winter type weekend with icy travel likely. how much ice and how will it impact your sunday drive and monday morning >>> a shocking police involved crash is just in. let's go to scott macfarlane at the live desk. >> this is powerful video. the person involved is not seriously hurt. san diego, a san diego sheriff squad making a left turn and slamming into that woman on a mobility scooter. the woman's bag knocked to the ground. fortunately, she's expected to be fine. witnesses tell our sister station in san diego the woman had the right
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
're going to say wait a second i'm paying higher taxes than anybody in the country other than california. this is like education, this is like health care. it's not that we don't spend enough money because we spend more money per pupil and per patient than any other country on the planet and we spend a lot of money on transportation. why aren't we getting the transportation we deserve from our government? >> well, first of all, joe, stimulus failed for two reasons. one, the percentage of money on stimulus and steve can give you the exact percentage it was very low. barbara boxer and jim inhofe tried to triple the money spent on stimulus and it was beaten back. secondly it was a two year program. you can't repair the infrastructure by patching it up for a year or two. we need a ten year infrastructure revilization program. if we did it and did i want at the right levels we could create four to five million well paying american jobs that couldn't be outsourced. we could bring back american manufacturing. there's some things that could be done by an infrastructure investment program but it
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